Kapersky Labs explained that the life of a computer worm exploit doesn't end with the release of a security patch. Stuxnet is one example.
Hajime appears to have been created by a vigilante that is attempting to improve IoT device security and help IT decision-makers tighten defenses.
What's worse than ransomware? Ransomworms. Evolving crypto-ransomware techniques could wreak havoc on the IT security landscape in 2017.
A new malware called ZCryptor was recently found to be leveraging attack techniques that resemble worms, making it the first case of a ransomworm.
Android smartphones are being hit with text messages promising an Amazon gift card, but it's really a way for cybercriminals to install mobile malware.